WSR 04-15-115

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 20, 2004, 1:13 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 03-10-016 [04-08-056].

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 180-78A-507 Overview -- Principal/program administrator professional certificate program.

Hearing Location(s): Hockinson High School, Hockinson School District, 16819 N.E. 159th Street, Brush Prairie, WA 98606, on August 26, 2004, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 27, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by August 11, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore, by August 11, 2004, TDD (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6027.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The amendment to this rule revises the date by which colleges/universities offering professional certificate programs for principals/program administrators must be in compliance with the new standards for the professional certificate. It also establishes a date by which colleges/universities offering the professional certificate programs for school psychologists, school counselors and school social workers must be in compliance with the new standards.

Summary: See Purpose above.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Purpose above.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 725-6024.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Not applicable.

July 15, 2004

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-7002.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-04-010, filed 1/23/04, effective 2/23/04)

WAC 180-78A-507   Overview -- Principal/program administrator, school psychologist, school counselor, and school social worker professional certificate programs.   By September 1, ((2004)) 2006, all colleges and universities offering a professional certificate program for principals/program administrators must be in compliance with the new program standards. By September 1, 2007, all colleges and universities offering a professional certificate program for school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers must be in compliance with the new standards for the professional certificate. To obtain a professional certificate, the residency principal will need to complete a state board of education approved professional certificate program, have satisfactory district evaluations for an administrator role, and document three contracted school years of employment as a principal or assistant principal; the residency program administrator will need to complete a state board of education approved professional certificate program and have satisfactory district evaluations for an administrator role.

The professional certificate requires successful demonstration of six standards at the professional certification benchmark levels, or above, and the candidate will need to provide evidence that he/she has had a positive impact on student learning.

The candidate and college or university shall develop an individual professional growth plan to be reviewed and agreed upon after input from and consultation and collaboration with his/her professional growth team. The individual growth plan shall address the six knowledge and skills standards, focus on activities that enhance student learning, and be informed by the performance evaluation process, and an analysis of the administrative context and assignment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 04-04-010, 180-78A-507, filed 1/23/04, effective 2/23/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, 180-78A-507, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02.]

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